Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Boisguehenneuc Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Boisguehenneuc Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay (3)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The 6.9 km wide bay indenting for 2.4 km the NW coast of Liège Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Entered NE of Bebresh Point and SW of the W extremity of Kran Peninsula. Its head is fed by Shterna Glacier. British mapping in 1978. Named after Lieutenant Charles Marc du Boisguehenneuc (1740-1778), a member of the French expedition of Kerguelen-Trémarec who made the first recorded landing south of the Antarctic Convergence, on Kerguelen Island on 14 February 1772.
No images of this place could be found.